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Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U) vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus XSamsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)04Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)
6.3"
AMOLED

1080x2280

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

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10PointsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 10 X
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!


48 Common items in both devices
2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core
8GB LPDDR4X
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
Dynamic AMOLED
HDR10+
60Hz
16 million
+41 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
ModelGalaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy Note10 SM-N970U (Snapdragon)Galaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) G975U (Unlocked), Samsung Beyond 2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSamsung
Release date8/23/2019, Announced: 8/7/20193/1/2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)71.8 x 151 millimeters (2.83 x 5.94 in)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~91.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1440x3040 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI526 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
60Hz
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands [waiting])
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.11/3.6"52mm1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1.0µm
(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (2-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/2.222mm
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh4100 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
12W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Red, Glow
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- Stylus Pen (Bluetooth integration)
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (SM-N970U)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus (SM-G975U 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.34W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)1.11W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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